Overview

Position Title:Senior Technical Project Manager

Company:Skipton Building Society

Location:Thames Ditton, UK

Job Description:

Our IT Department underpins the operations of Skipton Building Society and allows us to utilise technology to better serve our customers. Looking after the Infrastructure for both Head Office and our nationwide Branch Network, we are looking to add to the Project Management team with a dynamic and experienced IT Technical Project Manager.

This is an exciting time to join our team to help shape the future of Skipton Building Society through the delivery of a variety of large-scale transformational technical projects.

Responsibilities:

  • You will be responsible for the delivery of technical IT projects, making sure that they are delivered following the Society’s project management processes and methodology.
  • You will inspire and engage project sponsors, project team members as well as key stakeholders through the promotion of the Society’s objectives, values and behaviours, and contribute towards our high performance culture. This will be done by challenging, monitoring and championing best practise within the Project Management team and wider departments.
  • As part of the role we expect you to foster and enhance strong working relationships with stakeholders, suppliers and colleagues alike. This will help when selecting and engaging with third
  • party suppliers to ensure best value is achieved for the Society. Another key part of this role will also be identifying and anticipating operational and regulatory risk and managing these accordingly.

Requirements:

  • You will have a strong technical understanding of IT Infrastructure (including LAN, WAN,
  • Firewalls, Storage, Telephony) as well as strong understanding of delivering into cloud based services / providers, including the Microsoft Azure and M365 Product suite. It is essential that you have a formal Project Management accreditation. Also, it would be highly desirable if you have experience in ITIL as well as an analytical approach with a high level of attention to detail.
  • The ideal candidate will possess a proven track record of successfully delivering technical projects from inception to live operation where quality is paramount. You should be comfortable working on multiple projects concurrently, managing predominantly in-house matrix managed resources and occasionally 3rd parties. You must be experienced in delivering within Waterfall and Agile / Scrum frameworks.
  • Finally using your interpersonal skills to develop and maintain productive working relationships with key stakeholders is key, as is and the capability to translate complex IT concepts to a non-technical audience.

About Skipton Building Society

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